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Typical Costs

Typical Costs

 Solar water heating system—saves 2,200 kWh/year

Pacific Power or Portland General Electric  customer

  $10,500     Total installed cost*
- $1,000    Energy Trust incentive (Zone 1, NW Oregon)
  $9,500     Amount homeowner pays contractor
- $1,320    Oregon tax credit ($0.60/kWh, $1,500 cap)
- $2,850    Federal tax credit (30% of $7,500)
  $5,330     Final cost to homeowner
 

 
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